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The Medusa and the Snail: More Notes of a Biology Watcher

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The medusa is a tiny jellfish that lives on the ventral surface of a sea slug found in the Bay of Naples. Readers will find themselves caught up in the fate of the medusa and the snail as a metaphor for eternal issues of life and death as Lewis Thomas further extends the exploration of a man and his world begun in "The Lives of a Cell." Among the treasures in this magnificent book are essays on the human genius for making mistakes, on disease and natural death, on cloning, on warts, and on Montaigne, as well as an ...

The Medusa and the Snail: More Notes of a Biology Watcher 2013, Blackstone Audiobooks

ISBN-13: 9781470889746

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The Medusa and the Snail: More Notes of a Biology Watcher 1995, Penguin Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780140243192

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The Medusa and the Snail: More Notes of a Biology Watcher 1981, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780140056150

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The Medusa and the Snail: More Notes of a Biology Watcher 1980, Viking, London

ISBN-13: 9780713913491

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